B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B+
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
140 Seventh Ave S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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University of South Florida - St. Petersburg Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
36%
Application Deadline
March 15
SAT Range
1050-1240
ACT Range
24-27
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$11,150/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,767/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,630/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,086/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,137/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,594/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.27 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.27 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,663Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
Report
  • Driven
    27%
  • Studious
    19%
  • Druggie
    15%
  • Hipster
    15%
  • Unique
    8%
  • Artsy
    4%
  • Chill
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
41%
of students say they don't have Greek life.41 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    44%
  • Community
    37%
  • Commuter
    15%
  • This is a money hungry school.
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.25 responses
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Being at the university of south Florida Saint Petersburg location is a very wonderful experience, although; I have no attended for a long time I have had an amazing time at this university. The area is so convient because it is rite in the city of Saint Petersburg and is on the bay! The professors are very helpful and always want to ensure every student understands the material. The class sizes are 20-25 people which is small enough for the professors to know your name! I love all the clubs here at USF, there are over 100 clubs. I love all the water activities that are offered for free of students and the apartment style homes are perfect for college students
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I loved the USF- St.Petersburg campus as well as my professors! I appreciated the ease of registering for classes and the generous list of offerings each semester. I initially was not sure how long it would take me to complete my bachelor's degree as I was also working full time but thanks to the many offerings, I was able to find and take classes that complimented my work schedule and graduate with my bachelor's degree in just over a year and a half after deciding to return to school. I had a great experience here and highly recommend attending! USF St.Petersburg offers most majors and you truly can get a high-quality education at a very reasonable price!
I have already finished my summer semester and am starting fall, and I am so glad to call usfsp my home. All of my professors are so caring and just amazing. I have already gone to some of my professors for personal things and all they want to do is help. During class they encourage you to ask questions and to learn from each other. There are so many organizations to join, you can even create your own! It is right in the middle of downtown so its the perfect place to walk around with a group of friends. This school is not a party school which is great it is solely all academics. USFSP is amazing.